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January 9th, 2017

Research Travel Grant Opportunity: Purdue University Archives & Special Collections

The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center of Purdue University Libraries welcomes applications for its 2017 Research Travel Grants. The purpose of these grants is to support the research of faculty, students, and independent scholars whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting the Center’s unique collections onsite. Grants of up to $2000 will be awarded to individual scholars to support their travel to the Center. The deadline for applications it January 15, 2017.

Applications in the areas of women’s history; the history of flight, space exploration, transportation, and engineering; and study of rare books and manuscripts are encouraged. For more information about the Center’s collections of distinction please see:  Susan Bulkeley Butler Women’s Archives website: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/womens-archives/  Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives website:  http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/flight-and-space/   To see all of the archival and manuscript collections available in the Karnes Center, please search our finding aids database: https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/

To apply for a travel grant, please go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/research-travel-grants.